Kakushigoto Tomos: The Final Volume of a Heartwarming Manga
Kakushigoto: My Dad’s Secret Ambition, frequently shortened to just Kakushigoto, is a manga series by Koji Kumeta that was serialized in Monthly Shonen Magazine from December 5, 2015 to July 6, 2020. The manga follows the life of Kakushi Goto, a somewhat popular manga artist whose works are known for inappropriate content, and his daughter Hime Goto, who is unaware of her father’s profession. Kakushi tries his best to keep his secret from Hime, fearing that she will be disillusioned if she finds out.
The manga has been praised for its comedy, slice of life and emotional moments, as well as its clever wordplay and references. The manga also features flash-forward segments that show Hime as an 18-year-old high school student who inherits her father’s legacy and learns the truth about his work. The manga has been adapted into an anime television series by Ajia-do Animation Works that aired from April to June 2020, and an anime compilation film that premiered in July 2021.
Kakushigoto Tomos is the twelfth and final volume of the manga series, which was released on July 17, 2020. The volume contains the last chapters of the story, as well as some bonus content and an afterword by the author. The volume concludes the story of Kakushi and Hime, as well as their friends and family, in a satisfying and heartwarming way. The volume also reveals some secrets and mysteries that have been hinted at throughout the series, such as the fate of Kakushi’s wife and the origin of Hime’s name.
Kakushigoto Tomos is a must-read for fans of the manga series, as well as for anyone who enjoys a good comedy with a touch of drama and sentimentality. The volume is available in both print and digital formats from Kodansha Comics. The anime adaptation is also available for streaming on Funimation.
One of the highlights of Kakushigoto Tomos is the epilogue chapter, which shows Hime as a 28-year-old manga editor who has followed in her father’s footsteps. The chapter also features cameo appearances by some of the characters from Kumeta’s previous works, such as Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei and Joshiraku. The chapter is a tribute to Kumeta’s career and his fans, as well as a celebration of the manga industry and its culture.
Another highlight of Kakushigoto Tomos is the bonus content, which includes some extra chapters that were not published in the magazine, such as a crossover with Kemono Friends and a parody of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba. The volume also includes some illustrations by other manga artists who are fans of Kakushigoto, such as Hiro Mashima, Ken Akamatsu and Yukiwo. The volume also contains an interview with Kumeta and the voice actors of the anime adaptation, as well as some fan letters and messages.
Kakushigoto Tomos is a fitting end to a wonderful manga series that has made many readers laugh and cry. The volume is a testament to Kumeta’s talent and creativity, as well as his love for his characters and his readers. Kakushigoto Tomos is a volume that will stay in the hearts and minds of its fans for a long time.